A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 217 km ESE of Chiniak, Alaska (135 miles). Exact location of event, depth 11.3 km, -149.1014° West, 56.6984° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bqqb, ak020c6fjmqk. Id of event: ak020c6fjmqk. The temblor was picked up at 10:30:02 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/09/20 / 2020-09-21 10:30:02 / September 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.3 km (7 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 217 km ESE of Chiniak, Alaska.
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